NRTC details rural carriers' video service strategies; HP may be interested in buying Telcordia

Wireline news from across the Web:

> The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative discusses how smaller rural telcos are building a video business to replace lost voice revenues. Article

> PAETEC has employed Tektronix's GeoProbe network assurance platform to provide VoIP service assurance and troubleshooting across its U.S.-based network. Release

> TE Connectivity unveiled a mini fiber distribution hub (mini FDH 3000) to address rural provider and lower-density FTTX deployments. Release

> French broadband provider Iliad raised $698.5 million for the first time from the bond markets in a bid to get more funding sources. Article 

> Symmetricom's CEO Dave Côté and CFO Justin Spencer will present at the Cowen and Company 39th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Wed., June 1 at 3:50 p.m. Release

> United Telehealth Services will leverage video and audio conferencing to design and execute telehealth programs that bring specialists directly to patients. Release

> GlassHouse Technologies, a data center consulting and services company, has established a partnership with Cable&Wireless Worldwide to deliver cloud services to enterprise customers. Release

And finally ... A Light Reading Europe article revealed through unnamed sources at the Management World 2011 show in Dublin that Hewlett Packard may be making a bid for Telcordia. Article (sub. req.)